Function : Planning
19 / 01 / 2020
Network Asset Support, Manager
Location - Knowsley, Merseyside L34 9JA
Salary - competitive + 15% bonus and benefits
Leads and manages the Network Asset Management team to achieve targeted levels of performance to deliver to SLA and ensure all functions and tasks deliver on time and within budget
Input to the overall strategic direction of the Network Assurance Support Operations Team to deliver high quality, results focussed teams within an organisation undergoing high levels of structural and cultural change
Develop a highly engaged, highly accountable, compact and agile team,
To deliver high quality process that reduces costs by controlling all Network Asset support budget and spend.
To manage controls, policies and processes that ensure the CTIO supports Virgin Media strategy of being the most recommended brand
To ensure Governance and compliance to legislation and SLAs to meet NRWSA requirements
Identify opportunities to reduce costs and improve process across all Capex and Opex cost lines.
M eet all quality standards and internal and regulatory requirements.
The post holder will be a champion of our culture and values ensuring that it contributes to strategic activity, change projects and strategic planning.
Manages and Develops the Network Assurance Support team to deliver against agreed strategy
Ensuring provision of the most efficient working practice to support internal / external customers
Ensure we meet all relevant SLAs
Leads and develops the operational support team to drive efficiencies and cost reduction
Manages the payment of contract partners to meet budget and forecast requirements
Develops a reporting suite to provide insight and allow performance management of the team
Delivers all plans to meet legislative requirements for NAM activity
Identifies and delivers operational efficiencies within a lean framework
Leads and develops the team in driving performance and engagement to deliver business object ives
Analyse, design, develop and Cost Assurance control systems and processes to support operational activities,
Identify and correct service and process issues to maximize budget and reduce waste.
Ensure that all costs are reconciled and transacted promptly and to a high degree of assurance and accuracy, while minimising processing costs.
Design compliance exceptions reports in order to help identify, report, monitor and resolve cost issues.
Identify and manage action plans to enhance cost controls
Works closely with the People Team to develop high performance from all employees (in house and outsourced) living the Virgin values to deliver a simply brilliant customer service
Identifies and develops talent ensuring a robust succession plan at all levels
Promotes a Zero Harm culture
Leads within the Virgin Media behavioural framework
Required Critical Competencies and Behaviours
People demonstrating this competency drive for improvement of business results
Thinking beyond own area & the requirement for complex thinking abilities, incorporating both analytical & conceptual abilities
Focus on serving either the internal or the external customer
Drive towards working with peers, partners & others, to positively impact business performance
Focus on alignment & building effective groups
Driving for improvement through people, transforming & aligning an organisation in a new & challenging direction
Required Key Skills
Financially astute and experience of pulling together budgets, forecasts, reforecasts and striving to meet financial targets.
Ability to influence at all levels within the organisation
Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate, energise and mentor team members
Strong team player who will share the passion about the brand and customer
Can demonstrate knowledge and experience at a senior level of contributing to the development and implementation of a strategy which drives business objectives
Ability to manage and resolve conflicting priorities and stakeholders
Experience of building and leading high quality, results focussed teams within an organisation undergoing high levels of structural and cultural change
Resilient and adaptable and able to work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility
Strong communication, influence, coaching and negotiation skills to level and engage our people
Analytical ability to use data to understand key business drivers and to underpin strategic and tactical decision making
High level understanding of the technical infrastructure of our network at an Access level
Awareness of legal and statutory obligations in relation to the Highways Act and Planning Standards
Relevant experience in a similar management role.
A track record of leading a process oriented operation function, including the development of short, medium and longer-term operational strategies.
Sound experience of project management techniques including planning, resource allocation, delegation, prioritization, evaluation, escalation and collaboration.
Focused on customer delivery
Astute relationship management
Flexibility and willingness for extensive travel
Required Qualifications & Experience
Excellent communication and IT skills (both written and oral)
Previous experience of managing high performing teams within a fast moving environment
Team player able to work collaboratively across multiple teams
Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s biggest cable company. We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade.
Through four multi-award-winning services - Virgin Fibre, Virgin TV, Virgin Mobile and Virgin Phone - we help people access technology to build connections that really matter.
We are dedicated to nurturing an engaged workforce that represents the diversity of our customers and communities. Read more here .
Our benefits are your reward for being brilliant. They’re pretty darn spectacular. Just like our people. We’ve put together a package to help you love what you do, at work and at play.
You will get 25 days holiday and your birthday off each year, we provide a company funded Medical Plan as well as a Pension Plan where we will match every pound you put in, up to 10%.
What's more you'll also benefit from discounts across Virgin Media products and Virgin brands and many other perks on top.
You can find out about all benefits in full here .
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